'''Morton Mintz''' (born January 26, 1922'')''
is an investigative journalist
who in his early years (1946–1958) reported for two St. Louis, Missouri
newspapers, the St. Louis Star-Times|Star-Times
and the Globe-Democrat
; and then, most notably The Washington Post
(1958–1988). He exposed such scandals as thalidomide
and the Dalkon Shield
. Since 2004 he has been a Senior Adviser to niemanwatchdog.org.